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Fantastic Mr. Fox

PG| 1 hr. 28 min.

Plot Summary
After 12 years of bucolic bliss, Mr. Fox (George Clooney) breaks a promise to his wife (Meryl Streep) and raids the farms of their human neighbors, Boggis, Bunce and Bean. Giving in to his animal instincts endangers not only his marriage but also the lives of his family and their animal friends. When the farmers force Mr. Fox and company deep underground, he has to resort to his natural craftiness to rise above the opposition.

Cast: George Clooney , Meryl Streep , Jason Schwartzman , Bill Murray , Wally Wolodarsky , Eric Anderson , Michael Gambon , Willem Dafoe

Director: Wes Anderson

Genres: Comedy, Adventure, Animated

Distributor: 20th Century Fox

Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)

Release Date: November 13th, 2009|1 hr. 28 min.

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fan reviews ( 17 )
  • An adventure in pure imagination that plays to the smart kid in all of us. show more

  • Anderson injects such charm and wit, such personality and nostalgia - evident in the old-school animation, storybook settings and pitch-perfect use of Burl Ives - that it's easy to forgive his self-conscious touches. show more

  • It's an intriguing match of material and filmmaker. Dahl's distinctive, edgy storytelling seems to fit well with Anderson's idiosyncratic worldview and visuals. show more

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  • February 21, 2011 hjt43434
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    What the CUSS! This movie is AWESOME!!!

  • June 28, 2010 celestemukundan
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    This movie was great. Very creative.

  • May 02, 2010 kidsreviewit
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    This movie stinks. I did not enjoy it and would not recommend. I am a 9 year old. Where kids reviews Count.

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